Bidar fort excavations reveal escape tunnels and soldiers' quarters

Excavations at the 15th century Bidar Fort constructed by Sultan Ahmed Shah of the Bahamani Dynasty in Bidar, India have revealed an extensive series of royal escape tunnels, wells and soldiers' quarters.

Experts from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) says that the zig-zagged tunnels include wells designed to trap enemies, and allow the women of the harem to escape.